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lumachel | lumachella | lumbaginous | lumbago | lumbal | lumbar | lumbar artery | lumbar nerve | lumbar pain | lumbar plexus | lumbar puncture

lumbar

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lum=bar

CIDE DICTIONARY

lumbara. [L. lumbus loin. See Loin.].
     Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar arteries.  [1913 Webster]
Lumbar region (Anat.), the region of the loin; specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and iliac regions, and outside of the umbilical region.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lumbar, adj. Anat. relating to the loin, esp. the lower back area.

Idiom
lumbar puncture the withdrawal of spinal fluid from the lower back with a hollow needle, usu. for diagnosis.
Etymology
med.L lumbaris f. L lumbus loin

ROGET THESAURUS

lumbar

Rear

N rear, back, posteriority, rear rank, rear guard, background, hinterland, occiput, nape, chine, heels, tail, rump, croup, buttock, posteriors, backside scut, breech, dorsum, loin, dorsal region, lumbar region, hind quarters, aitchbone, natch, natch bone, stern, poop, afterpart, heelpiece, crupper, wake, train, reverse, other side of the shield, back, rear, hind, hinder, hindmost, hindermost, postern, posterior, dorsal, after, caudal, lumbar, mizzen, tergal, behind, in the rear, in the background, behind one's back, at the heels of, at the tail of, at the back of, back to back, after, aft, abaft, astern, sternmost, aback, rearward, ogni medaglia ha il suo rovescio, the other side of the coin.


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